Sunday, August 16, 2009

ophidian

Photo: Museum of Arts and Design

After Saddam Hussein’s press referred to her as a serpent, Secretary Albright wore a golden snake brooch pinned to her suit for her next meeting on Iraq.


The Museum of Arts and Design, promoting Read My Pins, an exhibition of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's brooches that "explores jewelry as a diplomatic, political and social tool."

The exhibition runs at New York's Museum of Arts and Design from September 30 through January 31, 2010.

2 comments:

Swanksalot said...

I've always loved the Snake Goddess - so iconic

suttonhoo said...

plus she had great fashion sense -- dig that dress. ;)

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